Skip to main content

#15 Peso mosca Division


Tyson Nam

Peso mosca Division

21-12-1 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


First Round Finishes

Tyson Nam

athlete record

Upcoming Fights

Resultados del evento


Learn more about Tyson Nam's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Honolulu, Estados Unidos
Trains at
Hawaii Elite MMA - Hawaii
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Jan. 26, 2023
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2006
  • 9-4-1 in last 14 bouts
  • Has won three of his last four
  • 13 wins by KO, one by submission (RNC)
  • Nine first round finishes
  • Owns KO wins over UFC vet Ali Bagautinov and Eduardo Dantas
  • Also faced Marlon Moraes and Russell Doane

UFC on ESPN (8/13/22) Nam knocked out Ode' Osbourne at 2:59 of the first round 
UFC on ESPN (1/20/21) Nam lost a three-round split decision to Matt Schnell
UFC Fight Night (9/19/20) Nam stopped Jerome Rivera via strikes at :34 of the second round
UFC on ESPN (6/13/20) Nam knocked out Zarrukh Adashev at :32 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (2/23/20) Nam lost a three round unanimous decision to Kai Kara-France
UFC Fight Night (9/21/19) Nam lost a three round unanimous decision to Sergio Pettis

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started doing MMA as a different form of exercise. I decided to do my first amateur kickboxing match out of peer pressure. After beating some of the local talent here in Hawaii, people wanted to see if I could transition to MMA.
What ranks and titles have you held? Ranked No. 10 in the world back in 2012. No. 1 flyweight in Hawaii.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's a lifelong dream to fight in the Super Bowl of MMA. I can finally check that off my bucket list.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in exercise science. 
What was your job before you started fighting? I was a full-time student when I started mixed martial arts. 
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Knocked out former Bellator bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantes and also the former No. 1 UFC contender, Ali Bagautinov.
Favorite grappling technique: Any position to knock you out
Favorite Striking technique: Knock you out